Miriam has over fifteen years’ experience in public and private healthcare, postgraduate teaching and dietetic service management. She studied Human Geography at Auckland University before obtaining an honours Degree in Human Nutrition, followed by a Master’s degree in Dietetics from King’s College, London. She then worked at some of London’s top teaching hospitals and later in her own dietetic practice. Miriam is currently the lead Dietitian at the MacMurray Centre in Auckland with a clinical focus on gastroenterology, cardiovascular disease, bariatrics and endoscopic weight loss. She is also on the medical advisory panel of Coeliac NZ.